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Troubleshooting

SETTING UP

Dealer Setup Checklist English
Quick Start Guide Coupling the Leader Video
Uncoupling the Leader Video

ADJUSTMENTS

Additional Instructions (1080 Series) English
Replacing a 1080 Tie Rod Assembly with a 1081 Assembly English
Adjusting the Brakes (1080 and 1081 Series) English Video
Adjusting Steering (1081 Series) English Video
Adjusting Steering Limiter (1081 Series) English Video
Maintenance Guide English
Round Universal Accessory Mount Replacement with Square English
Change Mango Fabric Skin English
Mango Jogger Wheel Setup Instructions English



Troubleshooting Symptoms

Issue

Causes

Solutions

1080

1081

1082

CARRIER BICYCLE STEERING
Wheels do not turn Steering Lock is engaged Unlock steering lock x x x
Leader pulls left or right Tire pressure may be uneven Inflate tires to 60-65psi



ChildPod brake settings may be uneven Reset barrel adjustors at the hub x x x

Tie Rod steering may be out of alignment Realign Tie Rod steering
x x

If you have a 1080 Series and cannot align steering… Update Tie Rod to 1081 Assembly x


If you've set Tie Rod alignment and alignment is still off… Adjust stem to steerer tube alignment x x x
Does not turn evenly left to right Tire pressure may be uneven
x x x

Steering may be out of alignment Realign steering x x x

Steering Limiter bolt may need to be adjusted Adjust Steering Limiter Bolt
x x
Steering Limiter bolt is out out of spec (1080 Series only) Remove Steering Limiter Bolt x

Wheels stop too far from ChildPod frame Steering Limiter bolt may need to be adjusted Adjust Steering Limiter Bolt
x x

Steering Limiter bolt is out of spec (1080 Series only) Remove Steering Limiter Bolt (2009 model) x

Wheels stop too close to ChildPod frame Steering Limiter bolt may need to be adjusted Adjust Steering Limiter Bolt
x x

Steering Limiter bolt is out of spec (1080 Series only) Unresolvable x

There is excessive friction turning handlebar left to right Screws for water bottle cage may be turned in too far Add washers, unscrew screws slightly, or remove x x x

Tie Rod End may be damaged (1080 Series only) Update Tie Rod to 1081 Assembly x


May be friction between Pod drum brake back plate and ChildPod headset (1080 Series only) Insert 5/8" ID washer between hub and kingpin x

LEADERLINK CONNECTIVITY
Cycle fork dropouts does not fit onto bridle Paint may be too thick on fork dropouts File down excessive paint
x
Cycle does not clamp onto ChildPod properly Fork dropouts may not be engaged with Steering interface Bridle properly Recouple Cycle to ChildPod x x x

Brake cables may be running over Steering Interface Bridle Move brake cables below Steering Interface Bridle x x x
LeaderLink Braking does not couple properly Cable ends may not be seated into barrel adjustors Check that LeaderLink brake cables are seated properly into barrel adjustors x x x

Cycle may not be fully seated on ChildPod Recouple Cycle to ChildPod x x x


Check that dropouts have properly engaged the Steering Bridler x x x


Check that clamp is snug and properly engaged x x x
Cycle does not slide onto Post smooth Too much friction between Post and Cycle Lubricrate LeaderLink post x x x
LeaderLink Braking sleeve Out of spec, may fall out of steerer tube Replace with proper sleeve
x
RIDE QUALITY
Hard to pedal due to brake friction Parking brake may be on Release parking brake x x x

ChildPod drum brakes may be set up incorrectly Reset barrel adjustors x x x

Rear wheel may be incorrectly set up Adjust rear brakes x x x
CHILDPOD
Wheels do not slide onto hub Barrel adjustors are over adjusted Reset barrel adjustors x x x

Cable ends are not seated into barrel adjustors properly Check cable ends x x x

Parking brake is engaged Release parking brake x x x






Wheels do not come off the hub Barrel adjustors are over adjusted Reset barrel adjustor x x x

Cable ends are not seated into barrel adjustors properly Check cable ends x x x

Parking brake is engaged Release parking brake x x x
Caster Wheels won't go up Only one button is being pressed Press both buttons x x x
Caster Wheels won't go down No button is being pressed Press side button in x x x
Hard to control ChildPod in Stroller/Jogger Mode Steering Lock may not be engaged Engage Steering Lock x x x
CYCLE FRONT WHEEL
Cycle front brake is not set up Cycle front brake is not set up (1080 Series only) Set up front brake x

Cycle front wheel does not fit Straddle cable is still engaged Release straddle cable x x x
Straddle cable won't engage when front wheel is installed Cable ends may not be seated into barrel adjustors properly Check cable ends are properly seated into barrel adjustors x x x

Barrel adjustors may be over-adjusted Reset barrel adjustors x x x

Cable length may be too short Reset cable length x x x
SHIFTING
Mis-shifting Cable tension




Derailleur adjustment